Equinox

Developed by The Hop Breeding Company, a joint venture between John I Haas and the Select Botanicals Group, Equinox is a distinctive aroma hop. Planted originally in Toppenish, Washington and officially unveiled in 2014, its use is said to bring with it notes of lemon and lime citrus, fruits like papaya and apple as well as green peppers and herbs. …

Melba

Bred by Ellerslie Hop Estate, Melba or “The Dame of Hops” as it is affectionately known, is a dual-use variety with high oil content and similarities to Galaxy. When used as an early addition, it is said to impart a clean and somewhat spicy bitterness. When used as an flavor or aroma addition though, properties of passionfruit, grapefruit and citrus …

Atlas

Released in the 1970’s, Atlas enjoys both good bittering and aroma qualities with intense notes of lime, blossom and pine. Like its siblings Aurora, Ahil and Apolon, Atlas has been cut back in commercial production over industry confusion stemming from its incorrect classification as a Super Styrian. It’s a Slovenian breed but is in actuality a seedling of Brewer’s Gold. …